Skip to comments.Let's play 'what if'
Posted on 02/06/2010 4:50:45 PM PST by Pan_Yan
Assume for a moment that you are a Palestinian parent. Assume (really, let your imagination run free) that you are a Palestinian parent who wants peace. You would presumably want to educate your children in the same spirit. So how difficult is it, if it is even possible, for parents who live in the Palestinian Authority today to educate toward nonviolence, tolerance, recognition of the State of Israel and peace?
Sports are generally considered a good thing - a challenging, healthy activity. And that is certainly true of sports tournaments for children. A PA soccer tournament could be both fun and educational - if it were not named for the terrorist Dalal Mughrabi. She is the one who perpetrated the bloody attack on Israel's coastal highway in 1978, which killed 37 Jews.
According to Palestinian Media Watch, a celebration was held on Palestinian television to mark this terrorist's 50th birthday, sponsored by PA President Mahmoud Abbas himself. The event included a party at which a youth orchestra played in Mughrabi's honor. For the last two years, the PA has also run a summer camp named after this "martyr" (no, not Hamas, the PA - the good guys). Abbas funded a computer center named after her, and recently, a square in Ramallah was named for her as well, with Abbas' full backing. How heartwarming.
The PA and its leader, Abbas, are for some reason considered partners in the dream of peace between us and them. But peace, if it is to be true and lasting, must be based on the desire and trust of both sides.
(Excerpt) Read more at haaretz.com ...
Hamas only exists because Fatah wasn't killing Jews fast enough.
IMHO, they should spend more time learning letters and numbers. . . “B” and “52” come to mind.
parsy, who thinks Israel needs to build some of those bad boys
“Well......for starters...I would go TAKE A BATH...in Lysol....the stench of these people....a corpse does not stink that bad!”
Would that be a corpseman?
I don’t think Israel suffers from a lack of firepower. It’s just that mass killings tend to cause more international scrutiny than they used to. Doesn’t mean they are always wrong ...
>>”...B and 52...”